Use the Wavefront extension to gather metric data about your Orchestrator system and workflows.

Prerequisites

  1. Verify that Wavefront is enabled in the Orchestrator Appliance. For more information, see Enabling the Opentracing and Wavefront Extensions.
  2. Import the Wavefront Certificate:
    1. Log in to the Orchestrator Control Center as root.
    2. Navigate to the Certificates page.
    3. Click the Import drop-down menu and select Import from URL.
    4. Enter the Wavefront URL and click Import.
  3. Configure a Wavefront Proxy. For more information, see Installing and Managing Wavefront Proxies.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Orchestrator Control Center as root.
  2. Navigate to the Extension Properties page.
  3. Select the Wavefront extension.
  4. Configure the Wavefront properties.
    Option Description
    Proxy The Wavefront proxy address.
    Host Optional. The Wavefront host address.
    Token Optional. The Wavefront API token. For more information on generating a Wavefront API token, see Generating an API Token .
    Prefix Add prefix labels for each metric sent to Wavefront. Prefix labels are separated by a dot symbol.
  5. (Optional) Select Send default dashboard on next start.
  6. Click Save.

Results

You have configured the Orchestrator Wavefront Extension.

What to do next

  • To access the metrics collected by Wavefront, access the dashboard on the address entered during configuration.
  • To get notifications about specific events in your Orchestrator environment, you can use Wavefront Alerts. For more information, see the Wavefront Alerts documentation.